Yong Chenghan, director general of Anhui Provincial Foreign Affairs Office, held talks on February 2 with Kim Seung-Ho, the newly appointed ROK consul general to Shanghai, and his group now visiting Anhui.
Yong pointed out that the Republic of Korea has been a friendly partner of Anhui for so many years. During the outbreak and spread of the novel coronavirus, the two sides cared about and supported each other, demonstrating the true friendship in times of trouble. Anhui government attaches great importance to the exchanges and cooperation with South Korea and Anhui Provincial Foreign Affairs Office will intensify its efforts to further promote exchanges and cooperation in the fields of culture, tourism, economy, trade, and manufacturing.
Kim Seung-Ho responded that he was deeply impressed by Anhui's long history, rich culture, abundant products and rapid economic development. He promised that his consulate general would spare no effort to promote the friendly cooperation between his country and Anhui.
It is learned that the two sides exchanged ideas on a Korean culture week to be held in Anhui this year.